Best upcoming PS5 games: PlayStation titles to anticipate in 2021 and beyond

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(Pocket-lint) - Sony's PlayStation 5 is retired successful the wild. While determination were immoderate superb games to bask astatine motorboat already, determination are adjacent much coming down the pike implicit the adjacent fewer months. 

We've gathered the champion contenders, close present for you, from confirmed releases to games that we're definite are successful the pipeline, including caller trailers wherever they exist. 




  • Release date: 14 September 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected PC
  • Publisher: Bethesda

This stylish tactical stealth-shooter is from the genius squad astatine Arkane Studios that did specified unthinkable enactment connected the Dishonored series, and looks similar it takes a fewer leaves from that book. A Groundhog Day-style clip loop looks similar it'll beryllium a truly amusive situation to interruption retired of. 

Kena: Bridge of Spirits

  • Release date: 21 September 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected PC
  • Publisher: Sony

This wholly caller IP has an perfectly beauteous creation benignant that's infused by anime stylings and the enactment of some Studio Ghibli and Pixar - we're impressed by its creation design, suffice to say. It besides looks similar a amusive platformer with magical combat and a mythical quest to complete.

If it tin beryllium fractional arsenic amusive to play arsenic it is to ticker the worldly we've seen astir it truthful far, it'll beryllium 1 to decidedly cheque retired erstwhile it comes out. 



  • Release date: 1 October 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox and PC
  • Publisher: EA

We ever wage attraction to EA's tremendous shot franchise, and its yearly releases person go truly dependable, bringing bully upgrades to the game. This introduction volition beryllium FIFA's 2nd outing connected next-gen hardware, truthful we're hoping that it mightiness instrumentality a decent measurement forward. More animations person been added than betwixt immoderate FIFA games successful history, truthful that sounds similar a bully start.

Far Cry 6


  • Release date: 7 October 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No
  • Publisher: Ubisoft

The latest successful the Far Cry bid is connected its way, and it looks similar it'll beryllium arsenic explosive arsenic ever. It's acceptable connected the fictional land of Yara, which you tin beauteous intelligibly spot is inspired by Cuba, and looks colourful and fun, with a wide scope of weapons, vehicles and allies to telephone upon. 

Battlefield 2042


  • Release date: 22 October 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No
  • Publisher: EA

The adjacent large Battlefield crippled looks similar it's going to beryllium a spot of a stunner visually and, for the archetypal time, it'll fto console players spell brainsick connected 128-player servers for maximum carnage. With immense upwind events and an overhaul of the classical squad system, there's going to beryllium a batch to get to grips with, and we can't hold to descend our teeth in.

Solar Ash

  • Release date: 26 October 2021
  • PS5 Exclusive: No, besides connected PS4 and PC
  • Publisher: Annapurna Interactive

After developer Heart Machine made the superb Hyper Light Drifter, it's earned immoderate hype for its adjacent title, and Solar Ash looks similar a large measurement up mechanically. What remains, though, is that astonishing consciousness of benignant and code that marks retired a truly absorbing game. We can't hold to research it.

Call of Duty Vanguard


  • Release date: 5 November 2021
  • PS5 Exclusive: No, besides connected PS4, Xbox and PC
  • Publisher: Activision

We're going backmost to World War II for the adjacent COD game, with the bombastic shooter returning to its roots a little. It should person an explosive run to connection up, 1 that jumps betwixt locations for immoderate ocular flair, but the multiplayer should besides beryllium key. It's brining representation demolition elements to the array successful a mode that could beryllium a large shake-up.

Dying Light 2


  • Release date: 7 December 2021
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox Series X and PC
  • Publisher: Techland

After a lengthy acceptable of delays, we yet cognize erstwhile to expect Dying Light 2, and its blend of parkour and brutal melee combat looks similar it's lone going to get amended successful a 2nd outing.

We've seen plentifulness of gameplay already, too, and it looks similar Techland is making different hard-hitting fighting-and-zombies mashup that should beryllium cleanable for fans of the archetypal game.  

Rainbow Six Extraction


  • Release date: January 2022
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox and PC
  • Publisher: Ubisoft

This spinoff from Rainbow Six Siege looks similar a amusive transverse betwixt that game's hardcore shooter mechanics and the co-op amusive of Left 4 Dead, with objectives to implicit that volition situation you to enactment arsenic a squad and deliberation connected your feet. It looks similar it could beryllium truly enjoyable and aft a agelong clip successful the oven is astir acceptable for release.

Horizon: Forbidden West

  • Release date: 18 February 2022
  • PS5 exclusive: Yes
  • Publisher: Guerilla

Horizon: Zero Dawn was a cult deed from the PS4 epoch - it garnered rave reviews astatine motorboat and has attracted much and much players to its lush singleplayer escapade implicit time. People were crying retired for a sequel and they're getting it - it looks similar Aloy's journeying to what remains of the US this clip around.

It looks perfectly gorgeous from this showing, with caller mechanical monsters and adversaries to overcome, and is acceptable to beryllium a showcase for the PS5's graphical capabilities, and we can't hold to descend our teeth into it.


  • Release date: Early 2022
  • PS5 Exclusive: No, besides connected PS4
  • Publisher: Annapurna Interactive

This crippled captured hearts and minds with its archetypal trailer backmost successful 2020, but present we cognize that it's overmuch person to release, and the gameplay walkthrough supra makes it look similar a truly intriguing and adorable adventure. You'll play arsenic a stray feline making its mode done a robot-filled city, and solving galore problems connected your way.

Final Fantasy XVI

  • Release date: 2022
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected PC
  • Publisher: Square Enix

The adjacent mainline crippled successful the storied Final Fantasy bid volition beryllium a console exclusive for the PS5, astatine slightest for immoderate time, and the archetypal trailer looks perfectly great. It's a instrumentality to a much tied-down phantasy realm, on with a grittier benignant and a combat strategy that looks much responsive than ever. We can't hold to find retired much and effort it out. 

Gran Turismo 7

  • Release date: 2022
  • PS5 exclusive: Yes
  • Publisher: Sony

One of the expansive aged names of racing games is coming to the PS5, conscionable arsenic we hoped it would - the adjacent Gran Turismo looks similar it volition erstwhile again propulsion the envelope successful presumption of graphical fidelity and realism - with a revamped run mode that should beryllium a small easier for players to get to grips with. 

The extended trailer supra makes it look conscionable arsenic awesome successful question arsenic you'd want, though we don't person a steadfast merchandise day yet. That's a flimsy issue, due to the fact that we each cognize that Gran Turismo games don't thin to get rushed retired of the oven. 

Hogwarts Legacy

  • Release date: 2022
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox Series X and PC
  • Publisher: Warner Bros

It's yet happening - a proper, big-budget crippled acceptable successful the marvellous satellite of Harry Potter (even if it's ditching his name). This sprawling RPG has yet had a trailer and looks perfectly incredible, though we'll look guardant to learning much astir precisely what operation it'll take. Players volition person their ain wizard to usher done 1800s Hogwarts and the satellite astir it, each of it bringing brand-new stories to the table. 

Dead Space

  • Release date: TBC
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox Series X and PC
  • Publisher: EA

Dead Space is backmost - a afloat remake of the archetypal crippled is connected the way, though it sounds similar it could inactive beryllium rather a mode off. It'll beryllium a next-gen lone experience, too, truthful we'd expect it to instrumentality vantage of the DualSense's precocious haptics and the console's 3D audio for genuinely terrifying levels of immersion.


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Grand Theft Auto 6

  • Release date: TBC
  • PS5 exclusive: No, besides connected Xbox Series X and PC
  • Publisher: Rockstar

There are astir excessively galore rumours swirling astir Rockstar's apt adjacent crippled successful the Grand Theft Auto franchise to adequately summarise, but suffice to accidental that it astir has to beryllium connected the way.

At the infinitesimal speculation is rife that it volition spot players instrumentality to Vice City and the surrounding area, but thing is confirmed yet. Still, it's astir guaranteed that 1 of the world's biggest amusement franchises volition marque its mode to the PS5 earlier long. 

Writing by Max Freeman-Mills. Originally published connected 19 March 2020.

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